Weekend Watchers (8/23) – Movie Openings – Ben Affleck Is New Batman – MTV VMA This Sunday

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MOVIE OPENINGS

‘YOU’RE NEXT’

New thriller, You’re Next, starring Sharni Vinson, Nicholas Tucci, Wendy Glenn, AJ Bowen and Joe Swanberg. The film follows a family reunion goes bad when a group of masked, weapon wielding men descend on the home, threatening the family’s lives until one of their guests proves to be the deadliest killer and takes on the intruders.

‘THE WORLD’S END’

New comedy, The World’s End, starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Martin Freeman, Eddie Marsan and Rosamund Pike. The film follows a group of 40 year old friends who return to their hometown to find the people have changed and their journey turns into a battle to save mankind.


THE SPECTACULAR NOW’

New drama, The Spectacular Now, starring Miles Teller, Shailene Woodley, Brie Larson, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Jennifer Jason Leigh. The film follows teenagers who fall in love and have to deal with the adult issues that arise through their passion.

“THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTALS: CITY OF BONES”

A woman learns that she descends from a line of warriors who protect our world from demons. She joins forces with others like her and heads into a dangerous alternate New York called Downworld.

MOVIE UPDATES

Ben Affleck has been cast as Batman in Warner Bros. upcoming sequel to “Man of Steel.” The film, from director Zack Snyder, will arrive in theaters on July 17, 2015. Christian Bale, who starred as Batman in three film installments of “The Dark Knight,” told CNN partner Entertainment Weekly last month that he wouldn’t be starring in a fourth. “Dark Knight” director Christopher Nolan also said he wasn’t opting for a fourth movie in the franchise. A lot of people are happy.

ON TV

CBS
•    NFL PRESEASON FOOTBALL – Seattle Seahawks at Green Bay Packers; Minnesota Vikings at San Francisco 49ers.

MTV
•    2013 MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS – From the Barclays Center in New York City; performers include Lady Gaga, Kanye West, Justin Timberlake with a possible reuinion from N’Sync, Drake, 2 Chainz, Robin Thicke, Miley Cyrus and Burno Mars.


Weekend Watchers happens every Mondays at 9:50a and Fridays 9:50a with @MinaSayWhat on @power99philly.

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